YORKSHIRE - WEST RIDING. "The Auncient Rates of the West Rydding of the Countye of Yorke: agreed upon by the Justices of peace there in Ano xviiii.to Regina Ellizabethae/ Ex Impensis Roberti Parker...", late 18th century; and another
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YORKSHIRE - WEST RIDING. "The Auncient Rates of the West Rydding of the Countye of Yorke: agreed upon by the Justices of peace there in Ano xviiii.to Regina Ellizabethae/ Ex Impensis Roberti Parker...", late 18th century; and another
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YORKSHIRE - WEST RIDING
"The Auncient Rates of the West Rydding of the Countye of Yorke: agreed upon by the Justices of peace there in Ano xviiii.to Regina Ellizabethae/ Ex Impensis Roberti Parker...", written throughout in a late eighteenth century court hand, approximately 100 pages, contemporary calf, upper cover detached, some wear and rodent damage, small 4to; together with "A Brief Geneological and Historical Account of the most noble and illustrious family of Stanley, and the House of Derby", in an early nineteenth century hand, over 100 pages, mid nineteenth century half calf over marbled boards, some rubbing and wear, small 4to (2)

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  • Another manuscript of the first item is recorded by Nichols as in the collection of John Hopkinson, Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century, i (1817), p. 258, although without our reference to the transcript being commissioned by Robert Parker. We have found no record of publication. Loosely inserted is part of a late seventeenth manuscript leaf anent the Forest of Bowland: this points to the volume having belonged to the Parkers of Browsholme Hall, who were Bowbearers to the Lords of Bowland. The Stanley history has been identified in pencil as by John Seacome of Liverpool, although the text differs from his history published in 1735.
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